Another fighter has on a black mask such as a beheader would wear and now begins to undress to join Crawford and their pals.
The paddle end had been used as a shovel, beheader and shell-cracker.
a method of taking away life practised among the Egyptians (Gen. 40:17-19). There are instances of this mode of punishment also among the Hebrews (2 Sam. 4:8; 20:21,22; 2 Kings 10:6-8). It is also mentioned in the New Testament (Matt. 14:8-12; Acts 12:2).